1/14/1997STScI-1997-02741.Hubble Finds Intergalactic Stars
The Hubble telescope has found a long-sought population of "stellar outcasts" ? stars tossed out of their home galaxies into the dark emptiness of intergalactic space. (More)
1/14/1997STScI-1997-03742.Supernova Blast Begins Taking Shape
Though the brightest supernova in four centuries lit up the southern sky almost exactly 10 years ago on Feb. 23, 1987, astronomers have waited a decade for the ballooning fireball... (More)
12/17/1996STScI-1996-37745.Hubble Census Tracks a Stellar "Baby Boom"
Analyzing the pictures of some of the most distant galaxies in the universe, astronomers are uncovering intriguing new evidence that the Big Bang was followed by a stellar... (More)
11/19/1996STScI-1996-35748.Hubble Surveys the "Homes" of Quasars
Dramatic Hubble telescope pictures reveal that quasars live in a remarkable assortment of galaxies, many of which are violently colliding. This complicated picture suggests... (More)